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Implementing Accrual-Based Accounting Systems to Improve Transparency and Accountability


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Keywords : accrual-based accounting; transparency; accountability;

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The goal of this study is to identify the benefits and drawbacks of introducing an accrual-based accounting system in Surakarta City Government in order to improve openness and accountability. A phenomenological research approach is used in this study. Both observation and interviewing are used to acquire data. Techniques for qualitative data analysis include data reduction, data display, and drawing inferences or performing verification. The study is being carried out by the Government of Surakart a Regency organization of the Surakarta City Government.The result shows that an accrual-based system is a system with records based on transactions that appear, not based on cash or cash that has been received or held. Users of financial statements or the public explain that the financial reports produced as a result of the adoption of the accrual-based accounting system are optimal. Utilizing a system of accrual-based accountingin Surakarta City is not 100% optimal. It is superior than a cash-based system to create an accrual-based accounting system. It is clear that by putting the accrual accounting system in place,the Surakarta City Government has become more real-time and the accrual-based implementation is a solution to increase and accountability. Users of financial statements really need transparency in financial reports. Utilizing a system of accrual-based accountingis a solution to increase transparency and accountability in producing financial reports

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